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Early Stage Prostate Cancer

Short-term hormone therapy plus radiation therapy increases survival for men with early-stage prostate cancer

Short-term hormone therapy (androgen deprivation therapy: ADT) given in combination with radiation therapy for men with early-stage prostate cancer increases their chance of living longer and not dying from the disease, compared with that of those who receive the same radiation therapy alone, according to a Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) study published in… Short-term hormone therapy plus radiation therapy increases survival for men with early-stage prostate cancer   



Surgery unneeded for most early-stage prostate cancer, study says

Most patients diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer will live just as long if they simply watch their cancers rather than have them surgically removed, according to the results of a landmark clinical trial that could upend the medical approach to a disease that affects 1 in 6 men.

The study, which focused on cancers… Surgery unneeded for most early-stage prostate cancer, study says   



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